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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Texting 911: “what’s ur emergency?”

    JESSUP — In Lackawanna County, dialing 911 is now one of two options if you have an emergency. Now you can also text 911. Nearly all police patrol cars in Lackawanna County have the same phrase on them that now may seem a bit outdated: “dial 911″ in Lackawanna County. Dialing is now just one of two options to get help when you need it. At the Lackawanna County 911 Center in Jessup, director David Hahn took us into the […]

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    UPDATE: Standoff Ends Peacefully In Scranton

    UPDATE – 6:30 P.M. –Newswatch 16 has just gotten word that the standoff in west Scranton has ended peacefully. There’s no word on the man’s name, or what, if any charges he may be facing after this afternoon’s standoff in Scranton. SCRANTON — Scranton police have had a section of Main Avenue shut down and the 1100 block of Jackson Street shut down since around 2 p.m. Friday because they say a man who claims to be armed has closed […]

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    Scranton Mayor Proposes 2015 Budget

    SCRANTON — Another tax hike is looming in The Electric City. The mayor says he was left with few options to balance the city’s budget. Those options include more property taxes, plus a hike in a wage tax that will affect people who live in the city, and even some who live outside it. We met with Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright and members of his cabinet Thursday afternoon about the 2015 budget proposal he will hand to city council. The […]

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    Teens Mugged On The Way Home From School, Work

    SCRANTON — Scranton Police are investigating some cases of teenagers getting mugged. And in one case the crooks targeted the victim’s expensive sneakers. According to Scranton Police that mugging happened along Providence Road, not far from Scranton High School. A 15-year-old student was jumped on his way home from school Monday. Police said two other robberies also happened that day within hours of each other. For 23 years, Louis Adamo has stood on Providence Road when school lets out. Student […]

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    Countless Miles Over 47 Years For Retired Driver

    SCRANTON — A Martz Trailways bus driver turned over his keys Wednesday afternoon after nearly 50 years of driving for the company. He says he stopped counting a long time ago how many miles he’s traveled, but it’s been enough to travel around the world at least once. The sides of Martz Trailways buses bear the company’s slogan: “a century of service.” And one driver has been there for almost half of it. It’s not unusual for Ray Komski to […]

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    Driver Sentenced For Crash That Killed Twins

    SCRANTON — It’s been more than three years since a construction truck crashed into a car along a highway in Dunmore, killing a brother and sister. That driver was sentenced Monday morning in Lackawanna County court. Twins Bill and Lynn McKernan of Rochester were killed instantly. They were on their way to their birthday celebration in New York City. Now three years later, the driver of that dump truck who admitted to being under the influence and having a seizure […]

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    Public Input Meetings On COLTS Cuts

    SCRANTON — People who depend on buses in Lackawanna County are getting their chance to speak out on plans to cut routes, end Saturday service, and layoff drivers. The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) owes the state millions of dollars. People who ride the bus in Lackawanna County packed a room for the first public meeting about proposed changes for COLTS. COLTS has plans to cut routes and services to save money. At the first meeting Monday afternoon, about […]

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    COLTS Drivers Speak Out After Cutbacks, Layoffs Announced

    SCRANTON — Drivers for the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) in Lackawanna County are speaking out a day after the transit system announced cutbacks and layoffs. The drivers say the cuts will be severe when it comes to service and they are calling on PennDOT to give COLTS more time to pay the millions it owes. COLTS announced Thursday that it plans to cut its Saturday service and reduce the number of weekday routes. The president of the union […]

  • COLTS Mulling Cuts To Routes, Layoffs

    SCRANTON — The County of Lackawanna Transit System, COLTS, announced Thursday morning that it wants to cut back on routes and bus service to save money. It’s been referred to as the “ghost rider” scandal and because of it, COLTS owes the state $6 million over the next few years. That bill is forcing cuts that were already planned to be more severe. COLTS officials told us today they may have to lay off some employees. PennDOT says COLTS received […]

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    Scranton Grinder Going Out Of Business?

    SCRANTON — One of the last remaining independent hardware stores in Scranton may soon be closing. After starting out of a basement in south side in 1921, the owner of Scranton Grinder is preparing to retire. Joseph Ferrari’s learned a lot of lessons working at his family’s business in Scranton since high school: hard work and good customer service. He’s also learned to listen to his three daughters when they tell him it’s time to pack it in. “They tell […]

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    Two Sentenced In College Student Killing

    SCRANTON — A man from Scranton received the maximum sentence on Wednesday for the murder of a Lackawanna College student last year. His accomplice was also sentenced to state prison. The accomplice, Marlon Clotter of Scranton, was sentenced to between seven and 17 years in prison for supplying the gun that was used to kill Rahsan Crowder. The shooter, Ryan Harding, received the maximum sentence: 23 and a half years to 47 years and that may be because of what […]

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    Congressman Matt Cartwright Wins Second Term in 17th District

    SCRANTON — Incumbent Congressman Matt Cartwright won his second term in the 17th congressional district. His home county came out strong, leaving the freshman congressman from Moosic with 60 percent of the vote. He accepted his victory at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center after his Republican challenger Dr. David Moylan conceded. Cartwright says he knows he’s heading back to an embattled Washington. “We`re all sick of it. It`s why congress has an approval rating of something like 12 or […]


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